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ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, #176 (00.362) "Trick" Amphora-Rhyton Related to the Clusium Broup 370-350 B.C. On either side of the neck, an owl stands frontally between stacks of dotted chevrons, There are two tiers of animals on either side of the body, those on the shoulder lacking a...

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By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C. (auction of the Forman Collection, June 19-22, 1899, lot 347 [said to have come from the De Bammeville Collection]); by 1900: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Classical Period, 370–350 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 176.


15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World